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Drugs for Tobacco Dependence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco dependence can be safely and effectively treated with counseling and pharmacotherapy. All of the nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) appear to be about equally effective, but a combination of a patch and a rapid-onset formulation is generally
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 4, 2018 22:05

Effect of Immediate vs Gradual Reduction in Nicotine Content of Cigarettes on Biomarkers of Smoke Exposure [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among smokers, immediate reduction of nicotine in cigarettes led to significantly greater decreases in biomarkers of smoke exposure across time compared with gradual reduction or a control group, with no significant differences between gradual reduction a
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 4, 2018 22:03

COach2Quit: a pilot randomized controlled trial of a personal carbon monoxide monitor for smoking cessation

no significant differences in smoking cessation, smoking reduction and motivation to quit between study arms. However, high satisfaction with the COach2Quit application indicates its feasibility and acceptability as a smoking cessation tool. Implications
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 31, 2018 18:22

Evaluation of a randomized clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of a culturally targeted and non-targeted smoking cessation intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) smokers

A prospective randomized design was used to evaluate the added benefits of an LGBT culturally targeted Courage to Quit (CTQ-CT) smoking cessation treatment ... Study results have implications for understanding the benefits of culturally targeted compared
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 31, 2018 18:17

Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

Both King and Shaeffer credit the combination of cigarette price increases, anti-smoking campaigns, smoke-free laws, and access to cessation programs as powerful levers aided by health advocacy groups. "These interventions really de-normalize tobacco use
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 31, 2018 13:29

[New York] Tobacco 21 to get revote

despite the mounting support for the proposal, skeptics say that raising the age doesn’t necessarily lead to kids kicking the habit. Michael Fennier, president of New York Vapor Association, said the American Cancer Association has endorsed vaping as a w
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Aug 31, 2018 11:31

Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit

explored how social networks (defined as social interactions and personal relationships) influenced smoking outcomes among people with SMI who participated in smoking cessation programs. The researchers asked 41 people with serious mental illness, who pa
added Aug 31, 2018 01:24

[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: How Firms Can Convince Employees to Quit Smoking

Wharton's Kevin Volpp and Scott Halpern from the Perelman School of Medicine discuss the use of incentives in getting employees to stop smoking.
Wharton School (Univ. of PA)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:14

Potential drugs developed to help curb smoking

Researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers' desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body. The researchers hope the substances can help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if n
added Aug 30, 2018 22:38

GLANTZ: Four independent studies reinforce the conclusion, based on PMI data, that marketing IQOS will not promote complete switching from cigarettes.

Independent research has confirmed the evidence in PMIs MRTP application that IQOS advertising will mislead consumers. In their paper“Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents" Sherine El-Toukhy and colleague
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:52
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